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Controls Engineer

Posting date: 25/04/2016
Salary: 65 000 - 95 000 USD
Job Location: USA
Industry: Automotive
Contact Phone Number: +31 20 4919874


  • ·Designs and supervises new equipment builds and installations in order to bring projects to timely completion and within budget.
  • ·Designs new equipment to meet customer requirements and to insure the compliance of existing plant systems and processes.
  • ·Designs and implements updates to existing plant equipment.
  • ·Provides technical support and assistance to maintenance technicians in order to bring equipment back to full operation.
  • ·Specifies critical replacement parts for plant equipment in order to reduce equipment downtime.
  • ·Generate electrical schematics for new and existing equipment.
  • ·Updates electrical drawings in order to maintain current revision levels for equipment documentation.
  • ·Establishes/maintains Osha and NEC compliance for plant equipment in order to meet all local, state and federal regulations.
  • ·Develop and debug PLC/PC code for machine control.
  • ·Coordinates product testing processes with Product Engineering in order to provide acceptable new testing systems and, when necessary, to revise existing systems to meet customer requirements.
  • ·Interfaces with production and engineering to improve equipment efficiency and safety.


  • ·Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 1.PLC Programming and Troubleshooting: Preferably Allen Bradley RS5000 or comparable ladder logic.
  • 2.Multi-Axis Servo Motion control: Preferably Allen Bradley Kinetix.
  • 3.SCADA/HMI Programming: Preferably Allen Bradley Factory Talk View, Wonderware, or comparable.
  • 4.2D AutoCAD experience for schematic creation/modifications.
  • 5.Hands on Troubleshooting electrical and pneumatic circuits.
  • 6.Robot Programming and Troubleshooting: Preferably Fanuc, but any is good.
  • 7.Vision Programming and Troubleshooting: Preferably Cognex Spreadsheet, but any is good.
  • 8.Data Collection/Database: Preferably SQL Studio.

Job conditions:

  • Provides controls engineering for specifying, designing and implementing new plant systems and processes or refurbishing existing plant systems and processes.Assists production in improving manufacturing processes and equipment safety.Assists maintenance in returning equipment to production in a timely manner and modifying equipment for production when necessary.